Circuit 41 green - Saix Pass
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An easy path to reach Châtel, not too long nor too difficult, perfect for trail running beginners.

ChâtelLa Chapelle d'AbondanceCar parkWater pointLiftFood stop
The characteristics of the route.
La Chapelle-d’Abondance (74)
  • Distance 11.3 km
  • Elevation gain 660 m
  • Elevation lost 660 m
  • Min. elevation 1341 m
  • Max. elevation. 1756 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 1h
  • Marking yes
You will start from the top of the Panthiaz gondola (open on Wednesday, if not car acess allowed) You will start running on the road to warm-up for 1km. After the Braitaz chairlift, you will continue along a beautiful path through a place known as "Sevant Devant", and "Sevant Derrière". The track through the forest takes you to the highest point of this run, Col de Saix. from there, you will appreciate the view on the Abondance valley, you can see villages of Châtel, Chapelle d'Abondance and Abondance. This is also a remarquable spot to admire the Mont the Grange, summit facing you wich is also a wildlife protected area. Then, you will run on a flat path in direction to Châtel through Barbossine châlets, and the place known as Tenne. You are almost arrived in Châtel. The end is quite easy on the road, to arrive at the center of the village. A free shuttle can also takes you to the center from Le Tenne.
Area : Vallée d'Abondance
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